Teen Read Week (TRW) kicked off with a lively Twitter chat among supporters of teen literacy and leisure reading on October 15. SLJ, Blink, Goodreads, Merit Press, Soho Teen, and AASL participated in the hour-long virtual conversation, highlighting ways librarians can help celebrate teen reading. The following are some of the tweets that resonated with SLJ editors.
I love searching Twitter. And I love sharing how a Twitter search can dramatically impact student research, by connecting them with experts, encouraging them to develop current awareness, allowing them to listen in on the dialog of a particular field or niche, and, in some cases, enabling them to contribute to the conversation. Learning to [...]
Mommy, where do tweets come from?
Now, there’s an easy answer thanks to the one million tweet map.
Though this Mashable video ends with a Justin Bieber question, the map can be a media literacy tool, powerful for analyzing trends, how and where information flows, and perhaps, where and why it does not.
It may also be useful [...]
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So many of the teachers and teacher librarians I know continue as unconverted. They don’t yet see the value of Twitter as a tool for learning and keeping up. Beyond the walls of their own schools, they have yet to build a PLN.
This new infographic from OnlineCollegeCourses.com offers quick visual reference to the [...]